|coffeehouse_Chris_Van_Hollen_128 - Mark Cohen|
While public attention is focused on the presidential race, the political parties and independent advocacy groups â 527s â are gearing up for a battle over control of Congress. The Democrats reclaimed control of both chambers in 2006 and hope to build on their margin in 2008. We chat with the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD 8th Dist.), about his partyâs prospects in November...
Keywords: Congress: House of Representatives; elections
|coffeehouse_134_Chris_Van_Hollen - Mark Cohen|
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee whose efforts helped Democrats pick up another 22-plus seats in the 2008 elections, solifying their majority. Here, Van Hollen addresses the 2008 campaign, his role in the Democratic leadership, and energy and climate change policy in the Obama administration and on Capitol Hill. (Host: Mike Tidwell)
Keywords: politics; Obama; Congress; climate change; energy
|The Coffee House - Forum - m|
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md) discusses the Democrats' prospects for winning back the House and Senate and what this change would mean.
Keywords: Democrats; Congress; hearings; elections
|The Coffee House - October 2006 - Mark Cohen|
(1) Interview with Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) about the National Intelligence Estimate, interrogation of terrorism suspects, and the prospects for a change in which party controls Congress in November. (2) Pulitzer nominee Edwin Black on his explosive, new investigative book, INTERNAL COMBUSTION, detailing the scandalous history of how gasoline-motored cars displaced electric cars a century ago. (3) Word/Dance/Theater founder and president Cynthia Word on rethinking Isadora Duncan and modern d...
Keywords: politics; Congress; elections; automobile; gasoline; electric cars; dance; modern